Meryl Streep

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Jennifer Lawrence Golden Globe Ushers in New Hollywood Generation

Jennifer Lawrence signaled the arrival of a new generation of actresses with her Golden Globe victory for best actress in a comedy. She shyly joked that she beat Meryl Streep for the award, but there was some universal truth in the statement. Her victory last night was over a strong field that included Emily Blunt for “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen,” Judy Dench for “Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” Maggie Smith for “Quartet” and, yes, Meryl Streep for “Hope Springs.”...
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Jean Dujardin, The Artist Prove Silence is Golden at Oscars

Jean Dujardin and his film, “The Artist, took top honors–Best Actor and Best Picture, respective– at the 84 Academy Awards on a night that had enough surprises mixed with predictability to keep the awards show interesting. “I love your country,” the French-born Dujardin shouted. He thanked silent star Douglas Fairbanks. The actor’s joie de vivre inspired his performance, he added....
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Meryl Streep Adds Sense of History With Best Actress Oscar

Meryl Streep, the sentimental favorite for Best Actress for her portrayal of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in “The Iron Lady,” gave the 84th Academy Awards a sense of history after winning the Oscar, her third, 30 years after her last Oscar win. Streep, 62, became the most nominated actress in Academy Award history with her nod for "The Iron Lady," and even she seemed shocked by the honor....